A cool way to cool: Engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space
Stanford engineers have invented a revolutionary coating material that can help cool buildings, even on sunny days, by radiating heat away from the buildings and sending it directly into space.
Study shows Beijing haze linked directly to gaseous pollutants from traffic, industrial emissions
Supermarkets welcome cold-comfort edge of F1 aerofoils
In-flight refuelling for airliners will see non-stop services shrink the globe
There's real pressure on the aviation industry to introduce faster, cheaper and greener aircraft, while maintaining the high safety standards demanded of airlines worldwide. ...
New material set to change cooling industry
Refrigeration and air conditioning may become more efficient and environmentally friendly thanks to the patent-pending work of LSU physicists. The team of researchers led by LSU Physics Professor Shane Stadler ...
Review: New MacBook brings iPad's minimalism to laptop
From the moment I took it out of the box, Apple's new MacBook looked and felt like an iPad.
Panasonic will release spherical air blower
A spherical air blower that is 25cm in diameter has a double role of air circulator and fan, and it's from Panasonic. Say hello to Q. Ikutaro Kojima in Nikkei Technology said it blows out about seven times as much air as it sucks from its suction port. Matthew Humphries, Geek.com seni ...
Researchers create first metal-free catalyst for rechargeable zinc-air batteries
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University and the University of North Texas have made what they believe is the first metal-free bifunctional electrocatalyst that performs as well or better than most ...
Air pollutants could boost potency of common airborne allergens
A pair of air pollutants linked to climate change could also be a major contributor to the unparalleled rise in the number of people sneezing, sniffling and wheezing during allergy season. The gases, nitrogen dioxide and ...
New research suggests insect wings might serve gyroscopic function
Gyroscopes measure rotation in everyday technologies, from unmanned aerial vehicles to cell phone screen stabilizers.
WaterNest 100: A pod-shaped vision of floating household
Review: New MacBook shows Apple not giving up on laptop
The MacBook Air was revolutionary when Apple started selling it in 2008. Though still thin and light, the Air now feels like a cheap cousin next to more powerful MacBook Pro laptops and Windows laptops known ...
Solar plane revs up for historic round-the-world flight
A solar powered plane aims to fly into history on Monday, taking off from Abu Dhabi on a round-the-world odyssey to promote alternative energy.
Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords
Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in ...